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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South Kensington

After what seems like an age a loan offer from NatWest for the remortgage of my 2 room flat is to be issued by the end of next week. Are you able to propose a cheap conveyancing practitioner in South Kensington?

You have come to the wrong place to search for a cheap conveyancing in South Kensington. Our aim is to provide value for money conveyancing but we do not advertise as being the cheapest. Resist the temptation to appoint brokers offering the bait of £99 conveyancing in South Kensington. In your best case scenario, in choosing a lawyer for low cost conveyancing, you will receive what you pay for and at worst you will end up paying a lot in extras and still not get the service required.

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance when buying a house in South Kensington. My lender is Accord Mortgages

Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 20/4/2019, the requirements read as follows :

I have todaydiscovered that Arc property Solicitors have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in South Kensington for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I be sure that the property is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The quickest method to check if the premises is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of South Kensington conveyancing specialists.

My partner has suggested that I appoint his conveyancers in South Kensington. Should I choose my own conveyancer?

There are no two ways about it the best way to choose a conveyancing lawyer is to have feedback from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor that you are contemplating using.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to choosing a South Kensington conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a conveyancer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a South Kensington conveyancing firm) it is most important that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We recommend that you make enquires with two or three firms including non South Kensington conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be helpful:

    Can they put you in touch with clients in South Kensington who can give a testimonial?

I am the registered owner of a basement flat in South Kensington. In the absence of agreement between myself and the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal make a decision on the amount payable for a lease extension?

You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a South Kensington conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a South Kensington premises is Flat 16 21/22 Stanhope Gardens in November 2010. the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal concluded that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, was £106,975 This case related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 51.93 years.

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